Physical therapy is a branch of rehabilitative medicine aimed at helping
people restore or improve their original physical movement and ability.
It involves using specifically designed equipment and exercises that assists
in treating many orthopedic problems as well as recovering from the effects
of an injury or surgery. The ultimate goal of physical therapy is to help
people lead a healthy and pain free life without any discomfort in performing
daily activities like walking, climbing chairs, sitting or performing
OrthoTexas, a renowned group of orthopedic surgeons and
physical therapists in Plano, can help you achieve all your fitness goals through effective physical
therapy. The rehabilitation specialists strive to maintain a balance between
manual therapy and patient’s active participation to make recovery
as easy as possible.
The physical therapists at OrthoTexas, Plano specialize in:
Sports Rehabilitation and General Orthopedics: It can be used to help patients recover from various orthopedic conditions
and sports related injuries of the musculoskeletal system. Besides healing,
it also helps them regain the original functionality of the injured joint
as well as strengthen the muscles to prevent the condition to relapse.
Hand Therapy: It aims at reliving any kind of pain or discomfort in the hand and upper
limbs. Hand therapy can be used to treat tendon injuries, Repetitive Motion
Disorder, fractures, Tennis Elbow, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome etc. The therapy
helps to regain the full functionality of the hand and arm as well as
minimize the risk of recurrence of the condition.
Custom Splinting: This is an important part of the physical therapy for orthopedic conditions
of the upper extremity. Splinting is sometimes necessary to restrict the
movement of the affected joint in order to expedite the healing process.
Our physical therapists provide custom fabricated splints to the patients
as well as prescribe exercises that can help to reduce pain and swelling.
Isokinetic Testing: This is a treatment option for patients who require a faster recovery
form their injuries or disorders. It involves exercises providing adjustable
resistance to a movement at a persistent speed, with the help of specialized
Worksteps Employment Testing: The physical therapists are expert in evaluating and assessing an individual’s
physical capacities in relation to what kind of job he/she is required
to perform. We specialize in ascertaining important job roles, pre-employment
fitness and workplace conditions to safely get the injured employees back to work.
Functional Capacity Evaluations: It involves assessing an individual’s physical capacities in order
to determine the level of physical activity that is right for him post
rehabilitation. It reduces the possibility of recurrent work related injuries.
For more details about our
rehabilitative programs, contact
OrthoTexas, Plano at
(972) 985 – 1072.